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Introduction to Military Culture for Clinicians

This Course focuses on military culture, essential knowledge in order to gain credibility with veterans, as well as the impact of war, psychologically, morally, interpersonally and spiritually. The material presented also distinguishes between Combat Stress and PTSD and explores sub-clinical presentations of PTSD.

Finally, Dr. Grant deals in depth with special issues such as the physically injured, traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse, working with families and loved ones, and negotiating military sponsored aftercare.
Course Objective

1) Describe at least three important characteristics of basic and on-going military training and their impact on trauma and personal response to traumatic situations

2) Explain at least two reasons why there can be a stigma attached to mental health services

3) Articulate at least two characteristics of the Iraq/Afghanistan war that could distinguish it from other wars in terms of combat stress

4) Explain why some see PTSD and combat stress as spiritual diseases
Intended Audience

Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, RNs, Counselors
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
5.0 Hour 5.00 CE Credit(s) $60.00 QTY

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